The Consular Division of HM British Embassy has advised us that a new series of UK passports will be being phased in from late January 2017. The main difference is that the passports will revert to having a signature in ink, to be signed upon receipt of the passport. Further Info: https://abta.com/news-and-views/news/signatures-in-uk-passports
We have had a number of requests for information about getting a visa for the United Kingdom from Vienna (searches on our website and forum). Since March 2014 commercial partner TLScontact has been managing the running of a Visa Application Centre in Vienna. There are no longer any visa application services at the British Embassy….